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post #1 of 29 (permalink) Old 02-26-2016, 12:26 PM Thread Starter
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Wind management on a 2016 FLTRX

I am thinking about putting those things on my triple tree. The ones that are shown to stop some of the wind from coming up underneath has anybody ever used them
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I am thinking about putting those things on my triple tree. The ones that are shown to stop some of the wind from coming up underneath has anybody ever used them
Yes, they helped on my 2010. I'm sure they will help on yours. Just don't expect miracles.
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I was looking at baker wings. They have several wind management products. One just above the lowers, and one under the fairing around the triple tree. I bought the soft lowers today, and they seem to help.
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Haven't noticed much of a difference with the Kuryakyn ones as mentioned in "What did you do to your RG today". Check GADS as well. There are several options there

http://www.glideairdeflectorsystem.com/
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I was looking at baker wings. They have several wind management products. One just above the lowers, and one under the fairing around the triple tree. I bought the soft lowers today, and they seem to help.
Gary
I was referring to the HD crash bar wind baffles. The lower fairings /soft lower are the best over-all wind deflector.

FLTR Wind Deflector Kit-57000063 | Wind Deflectors & Lowers | Official Harley-Davidson Online Store
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I had those on my 09. I was also running a 14" LRS shield & hard lowers. When I removed the deflectors I didn't notice any change. I still have them somewhere.
A decent shield & lowers make a big difference.
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I had those on my 09. I was also running a 14" LRS shield & hard lowers. When I removed the deflectors I didn't notice any change. I still have them somewhere.
A decent shield & lowers make a big difference.
I bought a long ride shield 16", it works well . the new lowers seem to make a difference.
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HD under fairing wind deflectors from day one. So I can't make a comparison. But they were a big improvement on my 2002 so that is why I put them on from the get go on the 2015.
Soft lowers on the 2015 because of the heat to the rider on the 2002. Just take them off and stow them if it gets hot.
10 inch smoke Wind Vest after trying a 9 and 2 HD models. Works well in all ways and weather. 14000 klms so far. But I continue to use the 2002 as the winter beater her in Niagara Canada.
Yes some of use still ride in Canada in the winter winter. Snow and ice on the road side. Lowers help a lot.
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I have the GADs system 2 for my 12 RGU but have not got bike back together, sill waiting on handle bars, will give a review of everything once done. I am also switching out the windshield too, the 12 inch klockwerks did nothing for me.


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I stand corrected, the Kuryakyn Lower Triple Tree Wind Deflector makes a nice pocket void of air within the while fairing area. Made a point to feel around with my hand. Does a great job. Guess I really didnt pay attention to it in the busy traffic to work.
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